Why are you silent?

Last night, a missile was fired…again…at Israel. Three years ago, the parents of murdered Daniel Turgeman asked the UN Secretary General, “Why are you silent?” Why? Why are you silent when a city of 130,000 people is bombed? When people live in fear waiting for the siren?

The Uranium One scandal and the implications for Israel.

Under the George W. Bush presidency, a tough line was taken against the Russian incursion into Georgia and Russian pressure on the Ukraine. Bush laid plans to create a missile-defense shield in Europe. When Barack Obama became president, he and Hillary Clinton decided to reset relationships with the Kremlin. At …

So Just Shut Up!

Ever feel like going outside and screaming at the top of your lungs, “Just SHUT UP!” I can’t do that because, with several small grandchildren, I would have them repeating it to everyone they know and so, in silence I suffer as I read the words of others, as I …

International diplomats – give me a break!

Let me see if I’ve got this right. Iraq has a civil war and won’t recognise Kurdistan. Turkey, by the way, is killing any Kurds they can find. 500,000 murdered in Syria. The war goes on against ISIS. North Korea and Iran are on their way to nuclear weapons. Egypt …

And the World Was Silent; Until…

In the past few years, Syria has slaughtered hundreds of thousands of its citizens. And the world has remained mostly silent. In Myanmar, there has been a systematic process of ethnic cleansing of the Rohingya. And the world has remained mostly silent. Tamil minorities are being slaughtered in Sri Lanka. …